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FOX
Nov 2, 2012 6:00pm EDT
policies mitt romney and republicans would put into place would put the country back where it was four years ago. >> it's a choice of going back to the top-down policies that got us into this mess or the middle up, bottom up strat jay gis that got us out of the mess and will keep us going. >> i know when i'm elected, the economy and american job market will still be stagnant. i won't waste time complaining about my predecessor. >> reporter: we're down to the wire here. the associated press put nine states now in the up-for-grabs category: ohio, florida, virginia, north carolina, new hampshire, iowa, wisconsin, colorado, and nevada. brian, that is a wide margin where the candidates will battle the next few days. >>> tonight, video of mitt romney discussing his mormon faith and abortion has gone viral. he ran for president in '08 and sat down in iowa and discussed his faith and view on abortion. >> my faith has strong beliefs -- i was beaten up in boston because i encouraged girls not to have abortions but adoption. i have not done anything to viola the principles of my church in that re
CNN
Nov 2, 2012 7:00pm EDT
republicans so you want to look at the middle. 48% for governor romney. 46% for the president so a dead heat. both candidates are in the state today and will be back to make their case. because of ohio's diversity, what's the demographic composition. among nonwhite voters, he's getting 70% of the vote. cleveland, columbus, here in sena cincinnati. a growing latino population. the president starts with a head start. the white vote, 44% to 53% for romney. i would say this. if governor romney can keep the white vote closer to 40%, he has a chance and getting minority turnout, that was the president's recipe for success four years ago. >> i know that is so crucial when you look at ohio, what do you see there? >> the reason, it has -- you look at a couple of different places. the north of the state. cleveland, over to toledo. a place where we think we see evidence the auto bailout is helping. across the industrial north. that means a lot of blew collar white voters supporting the president. then you come here to the southwest corner of the state. cincinnati is in hamilton county. it was blue
PBS
Nov 2, 2012 5:30pm EDT
, democrat or republican. if mitt romney is elected, he may want to be the moderate mitt we've seen in the last few weeks, but he's going to have a severely conservative caucus in the house of representatives that isn't going to want him to move to the center. he's going to have conservatives in the center who will be happy to criticize him. and he will have the bracing memories of the first george bush, george bush the elder, who made a promise -- no new taxes -- and then came under enormous fire from his own party when he broke that promise. >> i'm going to let you off the hook of predicting how the election is going to go on tuesday, but thank you very much. >> thank you. >> you can stay up to date with all the developments in the race to the white house by going to our website. we have a special page on the u.s. elections with interactive guides and videos. simply go to bbc.com/uselectrics. >> just as the u.s. election is taking center stage here in china, it's the communist party's meeting next week which will usher in a new generation of leaders. among the challenges facing them
MSNBC
Nov 2, 2012 6:00pm EDT
obama. in the republican zone, karl rove predicts romney will be our 45th president, winning by at least 279 electoral votes, probably more. and the right winger is trying to unskew the poll, have him winning by landslide. look at all of those red states. but they say it's president obama who has the edge on the electoral map. and just today, governor romney stepped into the republican zone to claim the economy is is at a, quote, virtual standstill. this is despite 32 straight months of private sector job growth. these people are living in an alternate universe. but they may wake up to reality. the morning after election day. joining me now is e.j. dionne, columnist for "the washington post" and an msnbc contributor and ana marie cox, washington correspondent for "the guardian." thank you both for being here. >> good to be here. >> e.j., is there any method behind the madness? >> well, first of all, i want to say that i can both a nuclear physicist and a major legal baseball player. if you can make it up while you go along, why not. look, on elections it's an old game to say my guy
CW
Nov 1, 2012 10:00pm PDT
between now and tuesday. president obama and republican challenger mitt romney will be visiting several battleground states. some more than once. only the president will visit nevada and florida. >> back in the bay area the murder of a business owner in oakland is prompting a promise from the police chief. the man known as mr. marcus was shot and killed last night at his cellular store on international boulevard. how neighbors are remembering a man known as a leader in the community. >> reporter: disbelief that someone killed a man who gave so much to a community that has so little. >> he was always giving the kids raider tickets. kids would come in if they were hungry he would give them money to feed them. >> it's such a sad sad moment. not because of just what they've taken from us but what they've taken from everyone else. my father was an amazing man. >> reporter: the police chief and the victim's family spoke out this afternoon asking witnesses to speak up and help solve the senseless killing. >> i'm personally saddened by this very senseless act of violence. i pledge to th
WHUT
Nov 2, 2012 6:00pm EDT
abortion rights and same-sex marriage while noting that republican challenger mitt romney has reversed course after previously holding sensible positions. new figures sho companies added 158,000 jobs last month, the fastest pace in eight months. the figures were released by the payroll processor adp and the eve of today's official employment report from the labor department. former penn state president graham spanier has been indicted for his role in the cover-up of child sex abuse by former assistant football coach jerry sandusky. he was initially charged one year ago after it was revealed he and other top penn state officials failed to report sandusky to police, despite evidence that sandusky was abusing young boys. he was convicted in june of molesting 10 boys and sentenced to up to 60 years in prison. on thursday, greenspan year wass child with -- charged with several charges for having sandusky's crime. two other former penn state officials were hit with new charges as well. in massachusetts, a physics graduate has been sentenced to 17 years in prison for planning to buil
CBS
Nov 2, 2012 12:00pm PDT
romney campaign is making a late push to take pennsylvania. the republicans are spending three million dollars on campaign ads there and romney will visit the state on sunday. now, let's look at the markets right now. you can see that the dow is down just by 100 points. stock gave up that early gain despite a decent jobs report. that job is being attributed to traders assessing the potential costs of superstorm sandy. back to the campaign, president obama's camp is calling the gop's effort in pennsylvania an act of desperation. but the democrats plan to increase their spending on political ads in the state. reporting live in the newsroom, cate caugiran, cbs 5. >>> support is growing to end california's death penalty. but backers of prop 34 still lack the majority needed to pass it. a new field poll shows 45% of california voters support the measure. that would make life in prison without parole the most severe punishment for state offenders. 38% say they oppose the measure while nearly one in five voters remains undecided. >>> the latest field poll on proposition 30 shows it co
MSNBC
Nov 2, 2012 2:00am EDT
you a lot. i know a lot of republicans had hoped governor romney wouldn't have to be spending time in florida or virginia at this point. he could be focusing more on ohio and the pickup states. president obama, that map is a little bit misleading. where he's really spending all of his time in the last three days is in wisconsin, in iowa, and in ohio. >> can he win with wisconsin, iowa, virginia, and florida? >> clearly, he will win with all those. he could win without some of those things as long as he holds onto wisconsin and iowa he could lose a bunch of other states. that's his firewall. he's spending a bunch of time in the firewall states like nevada and wisconsin and iowa. that's the way that he holds on even if romney somehow runs the table in florida, virginia, and ohio. if he can hold those other states, he can still win. >> chuck, you go along with that? >> i do. >> we need virginia and florida? >> i have been trying -- the sunday romney schedule had been in the dark. they had set it up. here is the sunday schedule. we just got it. iowa, ohio, pennsylvania, and virginia. n
PBS
Nov 1, 2012 9:00pm PDT
would do very well. >> mitt romney, the republican candidate... >> i ran into someone who was not so friendly to us who said, "did you come to see your guy destroyed?" i paced in the back of faneuil hall during the entire debate. >> good evening and welcome. >> narrator: romney directly confronted edward kennedy. >> senator kennedy, my impression has been that you have followed a campaign, as soon as the primary was over, of trying to divert the voters' attention from the issues at hand, and instead making personal attacks on me which are unfounded, unfair and sleazy. >> narrator: kennedy had unleashed negative tv ads. >> romney. it's not just what he did to his workers and business that's the problem. it's what he might do to us in the senate. >> kennedy was a master politician and what he did was he used a series of filmed ads to its maximal effect. >> mitt romney says he helped create 10,000 jobs. the former workers at scm in marion, indiana, say something else. >> i'd like to say to the people of massachusetts, if you think it can't happen to you, think again, because we thought
FOX
Nov 2, 2012 6:00am EDT
while republican challenger mitt romney will be in wisconsin. gorn nor romney was in virginia yesterday and president obama will return to northern virginia tomorrow for a campaign stop. later this morning both camps will be watching the latest jobs report. if it's the last one before the election. >>> >> changes to speed and red light camera spine fines. >> but first a man accused of a string of pipe bombings. we'll many or on that coming up when fox 5 morning news continues.  >>> there is some breaking news from northern virginia this morning. a suspect has been killed by sheriff's deputies. this happened around 4:00 this morning on tack et mill road near the staff ford county line. authorities tell us the incident began as an accident investigation. it's unclear though how it's kalated to a deadly shooting. we'll continue to follow that throughout the morning. >>> the nationwide man hunt for a virginia man accused of trying to kill his exgirlfriend and two police officers using pipe bombs had ended in montana. lawrence stewart was caught afte
MSNBC
Nov 1, 2012 10:00pm EDT
no reporters have done that. given how the country feels the last time we put a republican in the white house. but the cayman islands, really? would have been more subtle to send them to visit mr. romney's bank accounts. and now it is time for the last word with laurence oh d'donneo'. have a great tight. >> tonight, we are discovering that death and devastation is worse in one part of the city than we realized. and president obama will be back on the campaign trail next nour the first time since the storm. >> my bet is on you. >> it is time for a big change. >> what the governor is offering sure ain't change. >>. >> this election will have enormous commennsequence. >> it hit very hard. >> he is not part of this conversation. >> these are critical times. >> flood watters starting to recede. >> i cannot thank the president enough for his personal concern. >> will this be the very image of this campaign? >> a republican and democrat coming together. >> their bet is on sinsism and my bet is on you. >> mike bloomberg has just endorsed the president. >> that has to hurt. >> i was someon
MSNBC
Nov 1, 2012 7:00pm PDT
can't do that if romney gets elected. there are people on the republican side that think that. >> he has to run for re-election fired a first and he knows who is going to be the president of the united states a week from now and that is barack obama ma. mitt romney -- the president who is going help out new jersey is president in october, november, december and january and chris christie needs him. i think that is the thing that people over look. they assume that either you work together or you play politics. in this case the politics is working in favor of cooperation. as you say, obama is going to be president for at least three months and christie in a year is going to be judged primarily by how he responds to this crisis. people are affected when they look like stuff like this. >> i have family in rock away. you can't see this level of suffers and say i'm a political leader and i have to solve this problem. you have that great discussion. my favorite line on government comes from government is the enemy until you need a friend. >> that was a great line. there was bipartisa
FOX News
Nov 2, 2012 6:00pm EDT
any time in the last eight months. >> in battleground wisconsin, republican romney said he glossed over the messier details a charged the nation will face a recession if mr. obama is re-elected. >> he said he would lower the unemployment rate, down to 5.#% now. today we learn it's actually 7.9%. that is 9 million jobs short of what he promised. unemployment is higher today than when obama took office. >> former labor department official notes at this pace it would take decade to get back to full employment. >> we need to have certain growth to keep up with the population. we're still talking nine or ten years of recovery. >> yet, the president has a narrow lead in ohio because the state's unemployment rate is only 7%. the president has gotten some credit for the auto bail-out. he charged today romney is trying to win this state by falsely charging in an ad the bail-out will lead chrysler to shift jobs from jeep plant here to china. >> everybody knows it's not true. the car companies themselves have told governor romney to knock it off. >> romney spokeswoman stood behind the ad char
CBS
Nov 2, 2012 4:30am EDT
spend some time in the battleground state of ohio. republican mitt romney focusing entirely on virginia yesterday. he'll kickoff the final weekend with events in wisconsin and ohio. >>> the last major snapshot of the economy before the election will be released today. the labor department will unveil the unemployment numbers this morning. economists are expected that will the economy will have added about 1 -- 125,000 jobs in october. which would be enough to get the unemployment rate to 7.9%. it will actually go up just one tenth of a percent. >>> military trucks will be used as election day polling stations in new jersey in communities that were battered by sandy. they're going to be parked at polling places that don't have power and also extending deadlines for mail-in ballots because of sandy. return them no later than the close of polls on tuesday. >>> early voters in maryland have been spending some of their time waiting in some pretty long lines. some sat in lines for 15, 20 minutes. others for hours. early voting hours in maryland have been extended through today and they will b
MSNBC
Nov 2, 2012 12:00pm EDT
republicans basically have stood by silently while mitt romney made this violent etch a sketch move not because they believe he will govern as a bipartisan moderate, but only to win and then he will adopt their agenda and if he doesn't, the idea that they will quietly go along, because as david said, they're going to want their president to succeed despite the right wing primary challenges they face, is just frankly bizarre reasoning. >> that's a good point. and thomas, you know, "usa today" has a story about grover norquist talking about the stalemate. americans for tax reform president grover norquist whose anti-tax oath has been signed by almost every republican member of congress is girding for a fight if obama is re-elected. no compromise norquist said adding his prediction for an obama second term there's a stalemate. if romney is elected it's putting the ryan budget into law. we don't need a president we need a zombie who has functioning digits or can sign his name on a dotted line. let's pick two scenarios here. if the president is re-elected how does he deal with a tea party th
MSNBC
Nov 2, 2012 9:00am PDT
into this. but romney just gave a speech and he said four more days, four more days. republicans are fired up too going into tuesday. >> amman, the consumer confidence numbers have to parallel the right track -- they should parallel the right track/wrong track numbers, shouldn't they? >> you would think, unless there's a major debacle of foreign affairs, war or other things going on. consumer confidence and right track/wrong track would have something to do with each other because it's the economy stupid is the old line. but what we've seen in consumer confidence it has gone up and you've seen that reflected in other things like auto sales which in recent months have been relatively strong. all of that indicates that the consumer feels, you know, things are good, a little bit more confident about their stability of their job, the likelihood they're going to get laid off is probably less. feel like they can make a major purchase like a car or something else. >> amman has been reading his morning money. >> no, no, no. i never read morning money. >> bro fest. >> i would add one point an
MSNBC
Nov 2, 2012 7:00am PDT
. but i would say even republicans i've talked to in this state have said that mitt romney and ohio -- >> well, republicans feel like they're going after a wider swath of vote erts. they feel like they're going after not just their core, their base, but they're looking at disenchanted obama voters and they say they ever targeted them, they know where they are and they think that gives them the edge. >> and switch and that's what a lot of their advertising has been focused on. but in wisconsin, i don't know, there was just a new state poll by one of the papers in wisconsin that showed obama up by eight. now, that's probably on the high end, but there's not any real concern right now in the obama camp that they're in danger of losing wisconsin. they're sending the president there just to try and nail it down because they don't want to leave any stone unturned. but right now, you get a sense of growing confidence in the obama camp. they feel like they're going to be okay. >> well, and here is the reason why. of all these battleground states, the president needs to win just three in ord
FOX News
Nov 2, 2012 6:00am PDT
. pennsylvania, governor romney is making a stop there. do republicans have a shot there, 11 point win for president or is this a head fake? >> never know if they're doing something out of strength or weakness. this is a real play. they're certainly spending money there. republicans are outextend spending democrats 10 to one in pennsylvania in the final week, hoping by saturating the airwaves they might make a push in what would have been otherwise fertile ground without having much airplay at this point. bill: if governor romney wins pennsylvania this is landslide, 20 electoral votes? >> it's a pretty big push. hard to imagine he would win pennsylvania and not do well in places like ohio and wisconsin and maybe iowa. bill: you know what democrats are arguing. this is phoney baloney. matters to nothing based on their polling. final stop here, new hampshire twice in the next four days, steve governor romney goes to new hampshire. only four electoral votes. if you look at map and what if scenarios, new hampshire could determine all this. obviously the president winner there by nine points ov
CSPAN
Nov 1, 2012 8:00pm EDT
democratic campaign has painted the republican as romney ryan. i know you accused the congressman of not being able to work with others of the other party. as the independent who are you going to caucus with? >> i grew up as a liberal. i grew up in rhode island which means by default i'm a democrat. the rules of rhode island allow me to run as an independent. i don't agree with everything the democrats do. would i caucus more or less with the democrats? more. i'm a liberal. i don't agree with everything they do. republicans have good ideas, democrats have good ideas. sparse i'm concerned the only people i care about are voters. i don't have a corporate backer or take any campaign doe inflammation nations. there is a reason for that. i would caucus with the democrats. that doesn't mean i wouldn't shun the democrats if i felt they were out of line. i would go with the republicans where i saw the good ideas. >> would you vote for mr. bainer as speaker and if so the follow up question before you answer the first question is what issue have you identified where you could vote with the democra
FOX News
Nov 1, 2012 11:00pm PDT
the reporters trailing around the republican nominee as we close in on the election day. mr. romney has been spending a tremendous amount of time in the last couple of days talking about his desire to be a bipartisan president, reach across the aisle and deal with democrats to meet the challenge that nation faces, challenges he argues that mr. obama has not been able to meet and been too partisan and unwilling to meet with republicans on it. in the event in richmond, he singled out the house leader eric cantor and asked when is the last time you met with the president? cantor said it was a year ago. romney said i will not do that. i will meet often with the democrats and create the type of bipartisan agreements that move the country forward. he is making the argument that it's time for big change. borrowed rhetoric from the 2008 obama campaign that he says the president hasn't stuck to. he will wrap up the third event in virginia beach, virginia today. fully ten more battleground states that he plans to visit between now and tuesday night. he will wrap it up with a big speech in new
CBS
Nov 2, 2012 4:30am PDT
days of campaigning before election day. today president obama and republican challenger mitt romney are launching a major campaign push for the final weekend. cate caugiran joins us now with the latest from the newsroom. good morning. >>> reporter: good morning. today's main focus is on ohio which a lot of analysts say could be the deciding state in the electoral vote. the president has three events in the buckeye state today while mitt romney has two. yesterday, the president resumed campaigning after spending several days overseeing the federal government's response to superstorm sandy along the eastern seaboard. he spoke about the disaster yesterday at a campaign stop in boulder, colorado. >> we have also been inspired these past few days because when disaster strikes, we see america at its best. the petty differences that consume us in normal times, they all seem to melt away. >> mitt romney also spoke about victims of the disaster at a campaign rally in virginia. >> i hope you'll keep them in your thoughts and prayers and if you have a few extra dollars, send them along to the
WETA
Nov 2, 2012 7:00pm EDT
president's republican challenger, mitt romney, focused on that number, insisting again, "we can do better." >> he said he was going to lower the unemployment rate down to 5.2% right now, and today we learn it's actually 7.9%, and that's nine million jobs short of what he promised. unemployment is higher today than when barack obama took office. >> brown: what's more, romney warned, sticking with the president's economic policies will guarantee gridlock and worse. >> unless we change course, we may be looking at another recession. you can choose real change. you know that if the president is re-elected, he will still be unable to work with the people in congress. he has ignored them, attacked them, blamed them. the debt ceiling will come up again, and shutdown and default will be threatened, chilling the economy. >> brown: in turn, mr. obama accused his opponent of trying to scare voters over their economic futures. he pointed to a romney ad running in ohio that charges jeep is shipping jobs to china. >> you've got folks who work at the jeep plant who've been calling their employers
KCSMMHZ
Nov 2, 2012 2:30pm PDT
obama and republican challenger mitt romney go back on the attack in the final stages of the election battle. >> and seeking clarity -- german chancellor angel merkel on how to develop renewable energy. we begin in syria where the military is currently stepping up its use of airpower in an effort to defeat the rebels. >> opposition forces say at least 70 people have been killed in an air strike near the turkish border. meanwhile, a video emerges of what appears to be opposition fighters executing government soldiers. >> the un says that if the video is authenticated, the action would constitute a war crime. >> as their prisoners cower in terror, rebels celebrate. this video is said to of been recorded in northwestern syria. government forces and rebels have been fighting there for weeks. on thursday, rebels stormed several army checkpoints. they appear to have captured these government soldiers. in the video, rebels yell, "you are assad's dogs" at their captives, and then they prayed. after that, they fired round after round, killing at least 10 of those prisoners. the united nations
MSNBC
Nov 2, 2012 11:00am PDT
of shale gas and agriculture, republicans are winning. it's an interesting dynamic in the election in that respect. the real challenge for any new administrati administration, whether it's president obama or governor romney, is we treat it as a national problem and we have huge varieties between states and education levels and gender. >> let's talk about the psyc psychology of it. are people looking at the numbers and measures how they feel? whatever the case, they're measures how they feel at their home right now. >> absolutely. it's a good media story to talk about the number that changes month to month. oh, my god the unemployment rate is 7.9%. do i have a job that pays enough? do i have several part-time jobs? will i find one if i lose one? that's what matters at an individual level. >> we know how that factor into who the public will vote for on tuesday. who makes me feel more comfortable about my future. >> what's odd about this is you think those areas hurting the most would be most likely to blame washington and president obama. they're most likely to vote democratic. peopl
Current
Nov 2, 2012 9:00am PDT
example. >> uh-huh. >> stephanie: romney only called the republican governors of the states effected. >> and that tells you how he would govern -- >> stephanie: thank you. forty-five minutes after the hour. right back on the "stephanie miller show." >> can you absolutely positively guarantee that it will give me lysol believes no toilet is complete, until it's completely clean. lysol toilet bowl cleaner kills 99.9% of germs and removes stains better than clorox toilet bowl cleaner with bleach. so if you want to do the whole job, lysol's got you covered. ♪ >> announcer: stephanie miller. ♪ fun, fun, fun ♪ >> the "stephanie miller show" is brought to you in part by the the last open road. have you traveled the last open road. go to thelastopenroad.com. [ applause ] >> stephanie: fifty minutes after the hour -- >> oh thank you for the spontaneous applause. >> stephanie: yes. thank you. 1-800-steph-1-2. i love this headline. did chris christie destroy the bipartisanship. >> little bit. >> stephanie: it's a myth that he governed in this bipartisan way. there was, what, something lik
CNN
Nov 2, 2012 9:00am EDT
romney in the state. no republican has won the white house without carrying ohio. how many times have we said that over the past nine months? 2008 the president won by, i think, four points. you've been talking to undecided voters in the state. how do you think today's job report plays in ohio? >> reporter: well, i happen to think that this may be the single most motivating event to take place at this point in the campaign. there have been other motivating events. on its own, this wouldn't be such a big deal. in a race that is so tight, uncommitted, undecided and even decided voters could be convinced to come out and cast a ballot for the candidate they think can best propel the country forward. throughout our cnn election express tour, we've heard over and over again that the number one issue is jobs. here is what the voters have told us. >> depressed areas, a lot of joblessness. >> i need a job next year. just looking around at the unemployment rate it's so scary to me. >> the last four years has not been very good for our small business. >> with the debt crisis our country has, tha
MSNBC
Nov 2, 2012 6:00am PDT
wisconsin romney is also in ohio today. in aetna and westchester both counties that voted republican the last three elections. you look at the president's campaign schedule and it makes the buckeye state look like an airline hub for airforce one with ohio stops every day through the election. colorado, swing through florida, got to change planes in ohio. mitt romney not only focused on ohio but is trying to broaden the battleground map. what is he up to here with this decision to campaign in pennsylvania on sunday? he's also got new hampshire on his list twice not once. the smallest swing state. they think it is edging their direction but more importantly for their math the 270 they don't get there with florida, virginia, ohio. they get there with florida, virginia, ohio, and one small state in this case new hampshire. meanwhile vice president joe biden makes two stops in wisconsin. congressman paul ryan begins his day in colorado before flying back to the midwest for a rally in cedar falls, iowa. then he joins romney in westchester in ohio tonight. then there's former president bill cli
MSNBC
Nov 2, 2012 9:00am EDT
romney and the american people no doubt. >> let me ask you this. give me an example of a republican that if they win you're thinking, wow. republicans are going to gain seats. they're not just going to hold on to the majority and only lose a few seats. they'll gain seats. give me an example of one or two races that may be a little bit of a reach to people but will tell you something on election night. >> well, we have several as you know, chuck, in the northeast. one is brendan doherty running in rhode island. today is probably an even seat in terms of where brandon is versus his opponent but it is a vastly different viewpoint. it is a huge democrat seat. and i think that brendan doherty can win that. go to outside st. louis, east into illinois, and we have jason plumber. jason plummer is running for a seat that has not had a republican in years. >> jerry costello's seat. >> it sure is. two key states that will tell me early on where we are as a party. our messaging and how we're going to do throughout the night. >> let me ask you about a couple -- a couple seats that, you know, if
CBS
Nov 2, 2012 6:30pm EDT
the infantry. a life long republican, she attended an ann romney event last night in strongsville. >> thank you! >> reporter: which took place a couple of hours after she put in a full day on the phones at party headquarters, stressing the economy as a primary women's issue. >> the race is going to be very close in ohio. you could make the difference. >> reporter: in 2008, women made up 52% of the vote here. at this late stage, she's hunting for a particular voted. the polls seem to suggest there's still ground to make up for governor romney in ohio. >> i've been in so many campaigns and the excitement does make a difference. >> reporter: 27 miles away there's plenty of enthusiasm at a shaker hights coffee shop where cyndi demsey presides over a postcard party like a drill sergeant. >> here we go. write clearly. if they can't read it, it's worthless. >> reporter: the latest cbs news poll of ohio showed the president leading governor romney here 56% to 39% among women. those in demsey's group are all democrats, all composing personal messages to undecided women voters. this is crun
FOX
Nov 2, 2012 6:00am EDT
mary ellen hopkkns explains... president obama and republican cdidate mitt romney are making non-stop appearances in ight ssates that are still up for gr. grabs. president obama made his case to voters in las vegaa. he echoed the slogan from his changg to ammrica.right now, we could beeputtinn more ffoks more roads bridges, expanddng - broadband to rural neighborhoods, making sure our pchools are stateeoo the art. pet's put merican's back to worr doing the work that needs to be done.mitt romney hit back on the president's "change" theme during a campaign stoppin roanoke, virginii.there's no question in my view that we really like the last four years. thh obama folls are hanting four more yearss four more years, bbt our cchat is this five more dayss five more days is our chant...(applause).romney pdlivers hht hhs campaign says is his ""cosing argument" toddy during a stop inn pisconsin. then he's off to ohio for two rallies.obama will also be in ohio -- where he'll hold ttree grassroots the white hoose.. the candidates and their runninn mates will move through the eeghttbattleground st
CBS
Nov 1, 2012 5:30pm PDT
bipartisan leadership in the closing days of this race. republican new jersey governor and romney supporter chris christie repeatedly praised the president's performance and his compassion. >> you're go it to be okay. everybody is safe. >> reporter: today, mr. obama was back in campaign mode, deriding governor romney's eromise to bring change to washington. >> another $5 trillion tax cut that favors the wealthy isn't change. >> no! >> turning medicare into a voucher is change, but we don't want that change. oveeporter: the president's iveedule over the next five days tells you a lot about his mpaiaign strategy. he'll be spending a great deal of time in ohio and wisconsin, trying to build a midwest firewall to prevent governor romney, scott, from getting 270 electoral votes. >> pelley: well, nancy, governor eymney went hunting for votes today in another swing state, virginia. snd jan crawford is covering his campaign. mp we really can't have four more years like the last four re ys. i know the-- the obama folks are chanting four more years, four fre years. rut our chant is this-- five more d
FOX
Nov 2, 2012 6:30pm EDT
challenge china on foreign trade. >> i'll tell you what, romney getting tough on china got one word for it: malarkey. [ laughter ] absolute malarkey. >> reporter: finally, we know nevada. that is where republican congressman paul ryan told supporters the federal budget ends det -- and debt are looming threats for the country's future. >> we need to balance this budget. we need to get the debt under control. we have a moral obligation for the children and grandchildren to make sure they get a debt- free nation and not the one the president has in front of them. they will decide who is president the next four years. today on the trail, november 2nd, 2012. we'll bring in mark, our fox 5 political analyst. the job markets out now, they're a step in the right direction. the republicans spinning this is not good enough. how big of a difference can this make this close to the election? >> it didn't hurt the president. 171,000 jobs, that is edition, .1 of 1% unemployment went up. they didn't want to go over 8%. it's a on you wash overra -- awash, overall, he escaped ominous terrible figures. >>
FOX News
Nov 2, 2012 10:00am PDT
noonan was swoong over obama and battering romney. she is a republican. someone who is -- megyn: do you deny that the president came in with the wind at his back. >> i don't deny that. megyn: look at him now. how did he go from "a" to "b"? >> the problems were worse than he anticipated. i know conservatives hate when i talk about we had to inherit. you can't look at this presidency without talking about what he had to deal with when he stepped into office. megyn: we knew he was walk into a mess. but her point is he fractured the country, in particular by the divisive healthcare law without focusing on jobs and squandered the goodwill on something that was extremely divisive. >> that's her republican opinion. i think the divisiveness came from a bunch of republicans who vowed from day one they weren't going to work with this president. from a bunch of republicans who wanted nothing to do with him. he worked on jobs and they rejected the jobs bill he put forward. they rejected a bill to solve the deficit problems by trillions of dollars in cuts to get taxes raids on people. >> talk to rep
CSPAN
Nov 2, 2012 6:00am EDT
battleground state. at 8:15, bob bennett, chairman of the ohio republican party talks about romney campaign is doing to win that state. doing to win that state.
ABC
Nov 2, 2012 5:00pm EDT
up for grabs, romney has two events there today. colorado, also a tough one for republicans, and it was seen in obama's column. but romney is up three according to a rasmussen paul. and both teams have fought incredibly hard over d six electoral votes. perhaps an indicator that even the smallest trophy cannot be passed up. of course, va. -- it has been 24 hours since we have seen the candidates. don't worry. the president, with bill clinton and musician dave matthews, will be in virginia and monday will cap off his campaign here with a rally at george mason university. >> ok, scott. thank you. we will follow the candidates on their final stop in battleground va., and you can join us on election night for up-to-the-minute results and also on wjla.com. leon? >> the serial attacker in fairfax county has struck again. here is a sketch of the man that is believed to have groped at least nine different women. >> the latest attack occurred just behind me at that very busy bus stop here in springfield. 6 of the attacks have occurred within just a few blocks of where i am standing. tonight,
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